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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

School of Nursing Staff - Deanna Hanson

Deanna Hanson, MSN, RN-BC

Deanna Hanson, MSN, RN-BC


Office:  Medical Center Health Complex 2230
Phone:  270-745-3547


Deanna L. Hanson, MSN, RN

Education :

1995 Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Western Kentucky University

2006 Masters of Nursing (MSN) in Nursing Education from Western Kentucky University 

                Mrs. Hanson has worked in Orthopedics and Neurology, Pediatrics, and Staff Education. She has been employed at WKU since 2005. She is an ANCC certified pediatric nurse and a WKU Master Advisor.  She is a member of the Kentucky Nurses Association, the National League for Nursing,  and Sigma Theta Tau the international nursing honor society. Mrs. Hanson  is interested in issues related to Child Health.  In 2007 she collected baseline research entitled Chronic Disease Risk Factors: 6th Grade Student Health Screening on local junior high students and in 2011/2011 a multi-diciplinary team is continuing the study further through data collection and intervention implementation. She currently teaches pediatric lecture content and clinical in N444/445 Nursing Care of Women, Infants, and Children.

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